Cops in Region Six have initiated an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of 57-year-old Ramesh Peters, a fisherman residing at lot 84 Letter Kenny Village. The incident occurred on June 12, 2023, at approximately 19:30hrs at the aforementioned address.
According to the preliminary findings of the investigation, a dispute had taken place between the victim and his 29-year-old son, Vijai, on the street in front of their residence. Following the altercation, Ramesh Peters retreated to his yard, leaving Vijai on the street. Shortly thereafter, a loud noise was heard emanating from the yard.
Vijai and nearby neighbours rushed to the scene and discovered Ramesh Peters lying on his back with an injury to the left side of his head. Adjacent to the victim’s body, a two-by-four post, which had been supporting a shed, was found.
Emergency services were summoned, and Ramesh Peters was transported to Port Mourant Hospital in an unconscious state. Upon arrival at the hospital, he was examined by an attending physician who pronounced him dead. The body is currently being held at Ramoo’s Funeral Parlour, awaiting a post-mortem examination.
As the investigation into the incident is still ongoing, the police have refrained from providing further details or speculating on the circumstances surrounding the death of Ramesh Peters. At this time is still uncertain whether Peters was assaulted, or if the shed collapsed hitting him in the head.